Lunchtime Laughter

Charles, the human hangover

“A problem with the way South Koreans drink is that they drink fast to get drunk fast”


And the award for country that drinks the most goes to South Korea, who as a whole average 13.7 shots of booze per week. Americans in comparison average a paltry 3.3 shots per week.

The New Standard for Year-end Bonuses


One boss in China has figured out a new way to determine how much of a year-end bonus each employee will receive. It involves drinking him under the table. An employee of the unnamed company explained that at the beginning of their year-end banquet, the man-in-charge “placed a pile of banknotes on the table before announcing workers would receive bonuses based on how much they could drink.” Now you’d think this would be weird and unfair to lightweights, however the boss explained the reasoning, and it’s more for conditioning than anything else; “much of the company’s business success was rooted in employees being able to hold their liquor with clients.” So, there you go.




Mogwai’s Single Cask Scotch Whisky

Party Animal



Sixpoint has created something akin to a “Super-IPA.” Available this week.

Soviet-Era Anti-Drinking Propaganda

Nobody listened.

images via rio wang



Doomed Love at the Taco Stand by Hunter S. Thompson

TIME asked HUNTER S. THOMPSON, a former copyboy here who went on to an even more exciting career as a gonzo journalist, to report from the set of the movie being made of his 1971 book, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, in which Johnny Depp plays Thompson and the author appears in a cameo role. Thompson, who this year published a volume of collected letters called The Proud Highway, ended up taking Depp’s car and checkbook on a romantic adventure. Fasten your seat belts…



Someone actually gave a name to the act of drying out after the new year.

Benefits include lowered cholesterol, weight loss, improved sleep patterns and alertness, as well as liver recovery. There are some drawbacks though, such as annoying friends by talking too much about how you’re not drinking. Talking too much in general because you have so much more energy and clarity. Making your friends think that maybe they shouldn’t be drinking. Obtaining a year-long gym membership only to stop using it by March. The choice is yours…

Just Make Sure Your Drunk Ass Doesn’t Slice Anybody Up Tonight


How to properly saber a champagne bottle.

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Game Changer



Nothing Quite Like 6 Drunk Santas Brawling on a Street Corner

SantaCon all over the place.

via, deadspin

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